The Best Cicero Quotes
Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 BC) is generally considered Rome’s greatest orator and the master of Latin prose. He was also a powerful statesman, a successful lawyer and an influential... More > philosopher. Indeed, his affect on European literature and ideas, notably the Renaissance period, is almost unparalleled.
Luckily, as Cicero was declared a ‘righteous pagan’ by the early Catholic Church, many of his works have been preserved, including recorded speeches, books on rhetoric and philosophy. From these, comes this collection of the best Cicero quotes.< Less
The Best Oscar Wilde Quotes
One of the greatest playwrights of his time, Wilde was also a novelist, poet, essayist and celebrated wit, noted for his involvement in the art movement Aestheticism. Amongst his many successes were... More > his only novel The Picture of Dorian Gray (1891), and plays such as Lady Windermere’s Fan (1892), An Ideal Husband (1895) and The Importance of Being Earnest (1895).
This compilation brings together snippets from a wide range of Wilde’s work and showcases the wit and wisdom for which he is renowned.< Less
101 Prince Philip Quotes
Prince Philip (born Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark, 1921): Duke of Edinburgh, Prince of the United Kingdom, Lord High Admiral... He may have several titles and be of noble background and married... More > to the ever-popular Queen Elizabeth II, but Prince Philip has a reputation for uttering controversial remarks – gaffes, jokes, humorous comments (misconstrued or otherwise), offensive jibes, call them what you will – dream material for the Press to report in whichever way they choose.
Here is a compilation of 101 quotes reflecting Prince Philip’s frankness and sense of humour over the years; character traits that are, perhaps, usually kept more in check by people moving in such highly distinguished circles. But where would be the fun in that?
The Best Margaret Thatcher Quotes
Mention ‘Thatcher’ in the UK and opinion will be clearly divided. However, one thing that is inarguable is that Margaret Thatcher was a formidable character: British stateswoman, Leader... More > of the Conservative Party 1975-1990, Prime Minister 1979-1990, Britain’s first female prime minister; the longest-serving prime minister of the 20th century; self-confessed conviction politician…
This is a compilation of Margaret Thatcher’s best quotes, a collection of quotes about her, and a selection of anecdotes presented by Members in the House of Commons and the House of Lords after the announcement of her death in April 2013.< Less